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Library News & Notes

Archives are awesome: Celebrate history at Beaufort District Collection

The term "archives" refers to both a historical record and the facility that holds historical records. A historical record today can be on any medium -- paper, tape, microform, photograph, electronic or digital -- to serve as proof that an event occurred, explain how something happened, or fulfill a financial or sentimental need. In most cases, these records have significance beyond the immediate reason for their creation and use.Read More...

Celebrate your right to read whatever you want - even if 'underpants' is in the title

Celebrate Banned Books Week at one of the branches of the Beaufort County Library through Sept. 27. It is a time to express your right to read whatever. In 1967, the American Library Association's Office of Intellectual Freedom wrote a creed based on and upheld by the United States' First Amendment.Read More...

Celebrate Constitution Day

September 17 is designated as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia 227 years ago. Recognizing that the Articles of Confederation were insufficient for governance, delegates from the 13 states debated issues of federalism and representation throughout May and into September. Read More...

Get children excited about reading during National Literacy Month

September is National Literacy Month. What does this mean in the public library world? Everything. Literacy is not only the ability to read and write; it is also the ability of a person to use those skills to comprehend ideas and use them in everyday life. Providing literacy support in all forms to the community is the main focus of public libraries.Read More...

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